Recent Press Releases
Lisa Benenson Joins Trinity Church Wall Street as Chief Communications Officer
May 16, 2023
Trinity Church Wall Street today announced the appointment of Lisa Benenson as Chief Communications Officer. Benenson will serve on Trinity's executive management team and lead the organization’s communications strategies and initiatives.
Trinity Church Wall Street Names Beatriz de la Torre as Chief Philanthropy Officer
April 17, 2023
Trinity Church Wall Street announced today that Beatriz de la Torre, currently Managing Director of Housing & Homelessness, has been named Chief Philanthropy Officer, effective May 1. In this role, Ms. de la Torre will lead Trinity’s Philanthropies team and mission grant-making function.
Trinity Church Wall Street Announces Final Round of 2022 Grants, Bringing the Total to $57 Million
February 28, 2023
Trinity Church Wall Street has awarded more than $57 million in grants in 2022, the largest grant-making year in the church’s history. Trinity rounded out 2022 with almost $10 million in grants going to nine organizations that are responding to unfolding crises and building long-term resiliency in New York City and across the world.
CDSP Announces Shift to Fully Hybrid Education Model
January 31, 2023
CDSP and Trinity have announced that the seminary will transition to a fully hybrid education model, beginning with the class entering in summer 2025. This model, which builds on the success of CDSP’s current low-residence Hybrid Program, will consist of online learning, in-person intensives each year, and post-graduation curacy funding.
Trinity Presents New York’s First Fully Staged Performances of “Considering Matthew Shepard”
September 7, 2022
A stunning composition of hope and light that arose from terrible violence, GRAMMY Award-winner Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard makes its fully staged New York premiere at St. Paul’s Chapel on September 15, 16, and 17 at 7:30pm.
Trinity Unveils A New Season of Music: From Bach and Messiah to Celebrations of Foss and Crumb and a New Jazz Series
August 31, 2022
Trinity Church Wall Street is delighted to announce the upcoming fall music season, which will include the return of Bach at One, performances by NOVUS NY, and Handel’s Messiah, alongside a new jazz concert series and dynamic collaborations.
Trinity and Jazz House Kids Announce Launch of Free Educational Programming and Concerts to Benefit Young Musicians and Jazz Audiences in Lower Manhattan
August 10, 2022
Trinity Church Wall Street has announced a new collaboration with Jazz House Kids, a preeminent arts education and performance organization in Montclair, NJ, to provide free, professional jazz education for children, as well as a series of free jazz concerts for the public at its historic downtown churches.
Trinity Church Wall Street Awards More Than $23 Million in Grants
June 28, 2022
Trinity Church Wall Street, in its latest set of grants, has awarded $23.4 million to organizations in New York City, the U.S., and internationally. Most of the grants, which average more than $200,000, are going to organizations in New York City that are focused on affordable housing, homelessness, racial justice, and criminal justice reform.
Trinity Church Wall Street Calls the Rev. Phillip A. Jackson as Its 19th Rector
January 11, 2022
The Vestry of Trinity Church Wall Street announced today that the parish has called the Rev. Phillip A. Jackson as its next Rector. Jackson, who currently serves as Trinity’s Priest-in-charge, will be the historic church’s 19th Rector.
Trinity Church Wall Street Announces Final Round of 2021 Grants, Bringing the Total for 2021 to $46 million
December 16, 2021
Trinity Church Wall Street awarded more than $8.3 million in grants to nonprofits in December, bringing the total amount of grants distributed in 2021 to $46 million. The latest round of grants will support organizations that work with the most vulnerable, from creating housing opportunities for the homeless to investing in community-led violence interruption programs.